Author: DB

This Is $12.00

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Sometime between January and April of this year, Tap increased its prices from $5.00/month to $12.00/month. It was cheap before, and I didn’t think the service could continue at that price. How can you make money at that level? Still, a jump to $12.00, that’s a big jump. In percentage terms it’s a 240% jump. In yearly payments it’s a jump from $60.00 to $144.00 What about those people who already had paid plans? Did […]

Idioms and Reality

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In case you are not familiar with it, the idiom It’s no use flogging a dead horse means that the outcome is already decided and no further effort can change that outcome. It means, furthermore, that it is blindingly obvious that to continue expending effort is a waste of time. I read somewhere, and I think it was either in a Philip Dick science fiction novel or one of Oliver Sacks’ books, that people suffering […]